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It has been raining intermittently in Mumbai since late night. In view of the possibility of heavy rains, BMC has deployed its employees on the roads.
Monsoon rains can once again wreak havoc in Maharashtra. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Nashik, Aurangabad, Dhule, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Jalna, Buldhana, Washim, Wardha and Chandrapur districts. Light and heavy rains have been occurring in these areas since late night.
According to the IMD, there is a possibility of rain and thundershowers in Vidarbha and adjoining areas of Maharashtra. Along with this, there is a possibility of rain in some parts of Central and East India including South Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Coastal Andhra, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the next few days.
It rained in Mumbai on Wednesday too
According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the city of Mumbai received 32.5 mm of rain from 8 am to 2 pm on Wednesday. Apart from this, 12.72 mm of rain was recorded in the eastern suburbs and 17.0 mm in the western suburbs. KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General, IMD, Mumbai said that the forecast shows light to heavy rains over Maharashtra, especially parts of North Konkan, North Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha.